West Wallsend’s Future


A heritage trail guides visitors through West Wallsend’s rich history, cycleways link to nearby networks, and trees line streets, coming to the town we fondly ...Nothing found

Remembering First Nations Servicemen


In National Reconciliation Week, all Australians must learn a little about Australia’s shared history, cultures, and achievements. We should explore how we each can ...Nothing found

Another Record Score for Baggy Greens


Original ‘Baggy Greens’ from Bradman’s Invincible on Auction. Two original game-worn ‘Invincibles’ Baggy Green cricket caps are could break records this Sunday ...Nothing found

Ocean Baths Funding Boost


Newcastle Ocean Baths restoration to receive $9.5 million from sale of local buildings. Newcastle Ocean Baths will get $9.5 million towards restoration ...Nothing found

Unseen Vision of Tassie Tiger


Rediscovered Vision of Extinct Tasmanian Tiger Released by NFSA. A 21-second newsreel clip featuring the last known images of the extinct thylacine, ...Nothing found

Bondi Pavilion Green Ban Lifted


The NSW CFMEU1 will remove a “Green Ban” on development of the Bondi Pavilion. The union ban - since 2016 – was lifted after ...Nothing found

Saviour of Cities No Union Thug


Our cities owe much of their surviving heritage to Jack Mundey. By James Lesh, University of Melbourne. Jack Mundey, who ...Nothing found

Where This Path Leads…


Path leading to the past unearthed in Lake Macquarie. Stone pathway uncovered near Queen Street Argenton during pathway construction. History has ...Nothing found

NFSA Free Online Screening of Restored Storm Boy


The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) presents a free online screening of Storm Boy. ‘Wild things ...Nothing found

Never Forget the Battle of the Coal Sea


Australians must never forget one of the most significant and crucial battles in their history, the Battle of the Coral Sea, that ended attempts by ...Nothing found

Cook’s 1770 voyage – 250 years on


The 250thanniversary of Cook’s landing in Kamay (Botany Bay) on April 29 will be marked by the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Encounters 2020 ...Nothing found

AAP ~ A Loss More Than You Realise


By Alexandra Wake Program Manager, Journalism, RMIT University Australia’s news landscape, and the ability of citizens to access quality journalism, has been ...Nothing found

Clock Tower Restoration


Maitland Town Hall clock tower on High Street, Maitland is being restored. The tower has a rich history, with the clock faces ...Nothing found

Ninety Magical Years


For the 90th anniversary of the opening of the Civic Theatre and City Hall, a first ever ‘access all areas’ tour will be offered to ...Nothing found

Bradman in Colour


Rare colour footage of Don Bradman released by NFSA. The only known colour footage of The Don was filmed at the AF ...Nothing found

Rest in Peace


A commemorative service will be held at 11:00 am this morning (Monday 10th February 2020) at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance in memory of the ...Nothing found

Lake Macquarie Then and Now Exhibit


100 years apart: A look into the Lake Macquarie of the past. Lake Macquarie is always changing. The homes, businesses, cars and streets. While ...Nothing found

City Funds Ocean Baths Restorations


City of Newcastle has committed to funding the restoration of both Newcastle and Merewether Ocean Baths following an unsuccessful expressions of interest (EOI) process. ...Nothing found

Lake Cultural Collections Policy Review


Suite of documents to guide library and cultural collections A new draft strategy aims to guide the future of more than 400,000 items that ...Nothing found

Joy Cummings Statue Unveiled


Joy Cummings’ trailblazing spirit captured in bronze. The late Joy Cummings AM’s daughters Helen Cummings, Kathryn Connell, Margaret Badger and daughter in law ...Nothing found

City Hall’s 90th


Ninety years ago this week a new City Hall and the Civic Theatre dubbed “Civic Block” were opened. Newcastle City Hall under ...Nothing found

Four Centuries of Shipwreck


Exhibition explores 400 years of Australian shipwreck history. Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks  delves into 14 wrecks, from one of the earliest in ...Nothing found

Ocean Baths Engagement Brought Forward


City of Newcastle has “brought forward” planned engagement on the Newcastle and Merewether ocean baths’ pavilions, citing “community interest in the sites’ futures.” ...Nothing found

Singleton 2020 Bicentennial


Back to Singleton 2020 ~ a year of bicentennial commemorations. A whole-of-community commemoration is planned for Singleton’s bicentennial next year, with a year-long ...Nothing found

Rebuilding Awaba House


Lake Macquarie City Council invites expressions of interest from the community to join the Awaba House Revitalisation Community Reference Group to share ideas ...Nothing found

On Mistaking Vanuatu for Australia


NSW State Library secures 'holy grail' of Australiana for $1 million. An extraordinarily rare 17th century Spanish document – considered amongst the most ...Nothing found

Share Your Junk (not what you think)


Search on for Lake Mac collectors… and the stuff they collect. The hunt is on for Lake Mac’s quirkiest, rarest and most interesting ...Nothing found

Our Town ~ The Book


Hot chips by the beach, Romper Room on Channel 3, a job at the steelworks and live music at the Star Hotel. A crowded ...Nothing found

Hunter’s Wine History (free samples!)


Author Talk: Dr Julie McIntyre’s Hunter Wine – A History. Join wine historian, Dr Julie McIntyre, as she delves into the history ...Nothing found

Accolade for Local Historian


Vera Deacon ~ Photo credit UoN Writer, philanthropist, and historian Vera Deacon has been named a Freeman of the City in recognition ...Nothing found


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